"In truth we are always present; we only imagine ourselves to be in one place or another."
—Howard Cohn

Upcoming Residential Retreats with Space Available

Periodically attending a meditation retreat is the best way to deepen and renew your practice. All of our retreats are silent with a few exceptions. Review the specific retreat descriptions for more details. Most Spirit Rock retreats are held in our upper Retreat Hall unless otherwise indicated. The following retreats are open for registration and still have limited spaces available.


The Courage to Live: the Practice of Forgiveness Retreat (318R17)
Larry Yang, Gina Sharpe, Noliwe Alexander, Devon Berry, Konda Mason, Amana Brembry Johnson (yoga)

December 3 - 10

TEEN New Year's Retreat {ages 15 - 19 years} (326R17)
Matthew Brensilver, Marvin Belzer, Jaya Rudgard

December 27 - January 1


Essential Dharma Insight Meditation Retreat (334R18)
Howard Cohn, Bonnie Duran, Mark Coleman, Ashley Sharp (yoga)
January 21 - 26 

Work Retreatant Opportunities

Spirit Rock offers Work Retreatant positions as an opportunity to explore integrated practice, where retreat life and the work of everyday life come together. In exchange for retreat fees, Work Retreatants serve approximately five non-consecutive hours per day in either the kitchen or housekeeping department. Below is a list of retreats with Work Retreatant positions available. For more details about applying, visit our Work Retreatant Information page.

Available Work Retreatant Positions:

All Work Retreatant positions have been filled at this time. Our April retreats will be opening soon for registration. Please apply for those once they open.

See the full residential retreats calendar >

For general information, visit our Retreat FAQs section.

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